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    The loudest sustained noise ever created by man was unleashed Saturday, Feb 2nd in Huntsville, Alabama before an audience of 200 United States military and aerospace experts.

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    C. U. SIGN "REDSTONE ARSENAL"
    0.04


    SIGN "NASA"
    0.03


    L.S. EXT WYLE LABORATORIES
    0.03


    L.S. HORN
    4.05


    M.S. MEN INSTALL TEST PANEL
    0.05


    C.U. MEN & TEST PANEL
    0.04


    L.S. INTERIOR ROOM
    0.04


    M.L.S. OFFICIALS LOOKING
    0.01


    M.L.S. WYLE & GENERAL TODD
    0.04


    C.U. BUTTON PRESSED
    1.05


    C.U. TEST PANEL
    0.03


    M.S. WYLE & GENERAL TODD
    0.03


    MCU FRONT OF HORN
    0.02


    FULL SHOT OF HORN
    2.05


    COMPRESSOR & MOTOR
    1.05


    INSIDE HORN
    1.05


    BAFFLES
    0.01



    Initials


    SOUND ON FILM OF THE ROCKET ENGINE

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    Background: The loudest sustained noise ever created by man was unleashed Saturday, Feb 2nd in Huntsville, Alabama before an audience of 200 United States military and aerospace experts.Observers at Wyle Laboratories newest testing facility witnessed initial tests of a huge new noise generator designed to simulated sound pressure levels expected from rockets of the future.Frank S.Wyle, President of Wyle Laboratories, invited General Walter E.Todd, United States Air Force, retired, to press a button causing a 1/4 inch thick safety plate glass pane to be shattered by sound waves emanating from the huge horn.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADR3QGYB5JY1FNKE4SWCQF00DT
    Media URN:
    VLVADR3QGYB5JY1FNKE4SWCQF00DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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